Information Cosmopolitics: Tracing Information Practices, 1st Edition

  • Edin Tabak
  • Published By: Chandos Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 0081001282
  • ISBN-13: 9780081001288
  • DDC: 001
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 182 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released February 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Overview

This title explores interaction between nationalist and information sharing practices in academic communities with a view to understanding the potential impacts of these interactions. This book is also a resounding critique of existing theories and methods as well as the launching point for the proposition of an alternate approach.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Figures and Tables.
About the Author.
Foreword.
Acknowledgements.
Introduction.
1: Theory and Practice: Jumping Between Different Frames of References.
2: Actor-Network Theory: An Alternative Approach.
3: Setting Up the Fieldwork.
4: The Fieldwork.
5: Some Patterns in Participants' Information Practices.
6: Information Cosmopolitics: A Model of Information Practices.
7: Propositions Instead of Conclusions: Yet Another Invitation to Perplexity.
References.
Index.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Figures and Tables.
About the Author.
Foreword.
Acknowledgements.
Introduction.
1: Theory and Practice: Jumping Between Different Frames of References.
2: Actor-Network Theory: An Alternative Approach.
3: Setting Up the Fieldwork.
4: The Fieldwork.
5: Some Patterns in Participants' Information Practices.
6: Information Cosmopolitics: A Model of Information Practices.
7: Propositions Instead of Conclusions: Yet Another Invitation to Perplexity.
References.
Index.